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René Lussier

René Lussier
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Canada
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René Lussier (born April 15, 1957) is a musician based in the province of Québec, Canada. He is a composer, guitarist, bass guitarist, percussionist, bass clarinetist, and singer. Lussier has collaborated with such figures as Fred Frith, Chris Cutler, Jean Derome, and Robert M. Lepage. His work, which combines elements from all major genres, is often referred to within the discourse of New Music, or Musiques Actuelles, in French. In 1983, Lussier co-founded the Ambiances Magnétiques record label and recording collective.
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http://www.renelussier.com
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Releases on file (11)
Various Artists — Frets of Yore Various Artists — Frets of Yore
(Spectropol SpecT 41 , 2017, CD / DL)
Bang on a Can All-Stars — More Field Recordings Bang on a Can All-Stars — More Field Recordings
(Cantaloupe Music CA21136, 2017, 2CD / DL)
Fred Frith Guitar Quartet — Upbeat Fred Frith Guitar Quartet — Upbeat
(Ambiances Magnétiques AM 063, 1998, CD)
Various Artists — Ambiances Magnétiques Volume 2: Hourra pour la Bastringue Various Artists — Ambiances Magnétiques Volume 2: Hourra pour la Bastringue
(Ambiances Magnétiques AM045CD, 1997, CD)
Fred Frith Guitar Quartet — Ayaya Moses Fred Frith Guitar Quartet — Ayaya Moses
(Ambiances Magnétiques AM 051, 1997, CD)
Nick Didkovsky — Binky Boy Nick Didkovsky — Binky Boy
(Bandcamp no#, 1997/2018, CD / DL)
Lussier / Derome / Cutler — Three Suite Piece Lussier / Derome / Cutler — Three Suite Piece
(ReR Megacorp LDC1, 1996, CD)
Fred Frith — Quartets - Lelekovice & The As Usual Dance towards the Other Flight to What Is Not Fred Frith — Quartets - Lelekovice & The As Usual Dance towards the Other Flight to What Is Not
(Recrec Music ReCDec 44, 1994, CD)
André Duchesne — Le Temps des Bombes André Duchesne — Le Temps des Bombes
(Ambiances Magnétiques AM 002, 1984/1996, CD)
Conventum — Le Bureau Central des Utopies Conventum — Le Bureau Central des Utopies
(ProgQuébec MPM13, 1979/2006, CD)
Conventum — À l'Affût d'un Complot Conventum — À l'Affût d'un Complot
(ProgQuébec MPM12, 1977/2006, CD)

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